Australia-India Council (AIC)

Australia-India Council Board

Board Members

New appointments to the AIC Board are expected to be announced shortly


Photo: Mr Ashok Jacob
Mr Ashok Jacob

Mr Jacob is the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Ellerston Capital, and is also a director of Crown Ltd, Consolidated Press Holdings, Visy Australia, Thorney Opportunities Ltd, MRF Ltd (Chennai, India) and the Malayala Manorama Newspaper Group (Kottayam, India).

Mr Jacob holds an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, United States and a Bachelor of Science from St Joseph's College, Bangalore, India.


Photo: Ms Payal Mahindroo
Ms Payal Mahindroo

Senior Associate, Corporate Group,Ashurst Law Firm, resident in Sydney.

Photo: Professor Gillian Whitlock
Professor Gillian Whitlock

Professor of English at the University of Queensland.  She is the author and editor of a number of books on life narrative, Australian literature and Australian Studies; resident in Brisbane.